Monthly Archives: February 2012

$350k settlement for immigration raid

June 4, 2007, New Haven, CT town administration introduced municipal photo id cards for town resident who couldn’t get state issued identification including undocumented immigrants. 2 days later Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agents raided Latino community which resulted in … Continue reading

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Alabama takes off with STAR id card program

Starting this week Alabama residents can apply for driver’s license and state photo it card with a star on it. The gold star means that the document is REAL-ID compliant and makes it sufficient for accessing federally operated premises such … Continue reading

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Immigration, RDID id cards testing in El Paso

US Customs and Border Protection have started testing radio frequency ready lanes on the border bridge in El Paso crossing. RFID technology has been implemented into United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued documents earlier in 2011. Now the … Continue reading

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CA: fake id card ring busted

Long investigation resulted in multiple Mareda county arrests conducted on Wednesday night. Four individuals Juan Vasquez Jimenez,24,Fernando Garcia Martinez, 25, Arcenio Ruiz Bautista,34 and 28 years old Vigilio Martinez have been arrested for possession of counterfeit identification documents while another … Continue reading

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national ID card, UC Berkeley perspective

We wrote recently about a biometric national id card idea and its support from Mitt Romney. Our thought was that it’s a bad idea. University of California in Berkeley Law School Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy also thinks … Continue reading

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UAE id card deadlines, free zoners off the hook

Abu Dhabi and Dubai extended their deadlines for getting national id card for private companies expatriates residing in free zones. Previous deadline of January 1st 2012 was amended to March 31 fo Abu Dhabi and May 31 for Dubai. Emirates … Continue reading

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West Virginia: confusion on new id card rules

West Virginia became REAL ID Act of 2005 compliant effective January 3rd 2012. It has caused some confusion among the state residents which caused DMV Commissioner Joe Miller issuing a news release this morning. The statement basically reminds the residents … Continue reading

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Israel: id card binds residence

Yesterday Human Rights Watch called Israeli government to lift residency restrictions for Gaza residents living in West Bank. It’s estimated that 35,000 Palestinians live in West Bank without proper documents. West Bank became part of Israel territory after 6 day … Continue reading

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Utah pioneers in child identity theft protection

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff started new identity protection for children on January 31st. Together with Trans Union credit bueurau the new initiative will actively monitor minors credit profile and alert on any suspicious activity. The way it works is … Continue reading

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Utah: fake id card mill busted

State Attorney General special Strike Force SECURE has recently raided an apartment at 759 West Center Street in Midvale, UT. The raid resulted in arrest of 6 individuals 25 years old Javier Manenche-Bracamontes charged for possession of controlled substances with … Continue reading

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